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Sleep Diaries: “How can I keep my energy levels up with a new baby?”

Sharing a bed with someone who snores? This trick will help you get to sleep

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Kayleigh Dray
  • Sleep Diaries: what impact does our diet and lifestyle really have on our sleep?
    Sleep

    Think exercising before bed will improve your sleep? Think again

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    Wellbeing

    The one morning activity that could improve your sleep cycle and stress levels

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    Wellbeing

    “The 5-minute routine that reduced my post-lockdown stress”

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Sleep Diaries: what impact does our diet and lifestyle really have on our sleep?
Sleep

Could an ‘electronic sundown’ improve your sleep each night?

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 25-year-old police public protection bureau officer wonders why she’s so tired all the time.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Sleep Diaries: “How can I keep my energy levels up with a new baby?”
Sleep

How poor tech hygiene can actually impact your sleep

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 29-year-old paralegal wonders why she’s finding it so hard to switch off at bedtime.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Workouts

5 simple strength training exercises for reducing stress

Feeling stressed? Strength training can help to nip stress in the bud before anxiety takes hold – here’s how.

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Miranda Larbi
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Strong Women

“How hill sprints taught me to cope better with stress“

Tired of jogging? Try adding hill sprints to your running regime to reap the mental and physical benefits.

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Stacey Carter
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Amy Davidson
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4 things I learnt when I tracked everything that made me stressed

From caffeine to counting

Stylist's Sleep Diaries: why do I keep waking up at 2am?
Sleep

How to break the awful (and neverending) cycle of sleep anxiety

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 45-year-old administrator explains that her anxiety over not getting enough sleep is keeping her awake at night.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Could this 10-minute exercise be the answer to avoiding burnout?

The best bit? It’s completely free.

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Lauren Geall
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Careers

How to deal with micromanagement at work, without losing your cool

Struggling to deal with an apparently overbearing and inflexible manager? Read this.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Mental Health

6 stress experts share the best tips they've learnt

Time to take note

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Wellbeing

6 ways to relax if you have trouble switching off

Can’t stop thinking about work, the news or other people? Here’s how to get some well deserved down time.

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Chloe Gray
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Life

This ancient technique might be the alternative to mindfulness you need

Finding your inner silence has been the how monks and nuns have practiced for many years but it seems particularly useful for the digital age.

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Alice Porter
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Kayleigh Dray
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Billie Piper says she felt “unbelievably unsafe” as a teenage pop star

“It felt desperate and lonely.”

A woman dealing with stress and anxiety
Mental Health

Feeling stressed and on edge? Here’s how getting to know your vagus nerve could help

We asked an expert to explain.

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Lauren Geall
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Sleep Diaries: what impact does our diet and lifestyle really have on our sleep?
Sleep

“I do shift work, but still sleep like a baby. Here’s my secret”

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 31-year-old pharmacy medicine management technician reveals how she’s perfected her sleep routine (despite working shifts).

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Kayleigh Dray
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Sleep Diaries: what impact does our diet and lifestyle really have on our sleep?
Sleep

Do you get over 8 hours’ sleep every night, but still feel tired? Here’s why

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 38-year-old communications professional wonders why she keeps waking up feeling so tired.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Mental Health

Has working from home left you doing more overtime? Here’s how to get things under control

According to new figures from the ONS, those working from home completed an average of six unpaid hours every week in 2020.

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Lauren Geall
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Mental Health

“Making this simple change to my WFH routine helped me to set healthy boundaries”

Struggling to switch off in the evenings? Read this.

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Lauren Geall
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Stylist's Sleep Diaries: why do I keep waking up at 2am?
Sleep

How time management skills can lead to a better night’s sleep

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 53-year-old project coordinator wonders why she always feels as if she hasn’t had enough sleep.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Gaby Conn
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“Being expected to have an opinion on absolutely everything is stressing me out”

The pressure to have a fully-formed opinion on everything, all the time, is exhausting.

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Skincare

Introducing ‘switch-off skincare’: 9 products that will soothe your mind and skin

Sales of products that alleviate stress are on the rise, according to health and beauty retailer Boots.

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Hanna Ibraheem
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